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Sandy child hospitalized after near-drowning in bathtub

By Ryan Bittan,


SANDY, Utah ( ABC4 ) — A 10-month-old child has been hospitalized after nearly drowning in a bathtub at a Sandy home on Friday.

Sgt. Greg Moffitt, Sandy Police , says the call came in just before 11:30 a.m. and officers responded to the area of 11700 S Brisbane Dr.

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A father was reportedly bathing his 10-month-old child, who was sitting in a bathing chair in the bathtub.

Police say the father heard something outside the bathroom and went to check. When he came back, he reportedly found the child in the water.


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Officers gave CPR to the child until fire personnel arrived and took over.

The child was then taken to a local hospital before being transferred to the Primary Children’s Hospital.

Police say that the child is in stable condition at this time.

No further information is currently available.

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